open government

Is there a civic hacker in you?

A DBA from Wake County, NC shares ways that you can get involved in the civic hacking movement, even if you don't write code.Read more

High hopes for open web portal for NY State

Open New York web portal provides general categories including education, economic development, energy and environment, and many more. A special...Read more

The Citadel reveals open data findings

Recent results from Citadel-on-the-Move, a 4 million Euro project funded by the European Commission, are beginning to fill the gap in terms of better...Read more

Indian government includes open source in RFPs

The Government of India has implemented a remarkable new policy-level change for open source software (OSS) deployment. The Ministry of Communication...Read more

NASA open data, White House new hires, and more open source news

In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, I look at NASA open data, White House new hires, Indian government mandates, and more! Open...Read more

Why aren't governments as transparent as they could be?

While it would be hard to argue that the Internet hasn't made governments at all levels more open, they clearly are not as open as they could be, nor...Read more

Cities need to be able to earn digital badges

How could communities earn the distinction of being a digital city? Wisely implemented, digital badges can help individuals and communities focus...Read more

Linus Torvalds on security, AI tools by Facebook, and more

In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, the status of open data in countries around the world, AI tools made open source by Facebook...Read more